No. 2
Downing Street
7th January 1857
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 25 of the 20th of October enclosing a copy of a letter from the Commander of the United States Steamer "Massachusetts" requesting your assistance in arresting certain Natives who had murdered an AmericanManuscript image Citizen, and I have to approve the course which you adopted on this occasion.
I have the honor to be Sir,
Your most obedient humble servant
H. Labouchere

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Douglas, James

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USS Massachusetts, 1849-1867

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Labouchere, Henry to Douglas, James 7 January 1857, LAC RG7:G8C/1, 507. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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